England Break Bosnia Resistance

Phil Neville's England finally broke down a dogged Bosnia & Herzegovina side on Tuesday to move top of their World Cup qualifying group.

After failing to score against Wales on Friday evening it was shaping up to be another frustrating 90 minutes for England against a side who Neville accused of 'parking three of four buses' as they set out their intentions to get a goalless draw from the opening whistle.

That intention continued even after England had Alex Greenwood sent off just after half-time before Toni Duggan broke the deadlock just before the hour mark.

Jodie Taylor scored a late penalty to secure the three points and move England two clear of Wales after their game in hand.

For Phil Neville it will have been a very different type of week with his side to that they spent at the SheBelieves Cup in the USA where England faced three top-quality sides who were prepared to fight fire with fire in an attacking sense.

Qualifying for the World Cup poses an almost entirely separate challenge to actually winning the competition as England come up against teams whose only aim is to frustrate their opposition.

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